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BASF and Volkswagen Present “Science Award Electrochemistry” to Berkeley Researcher

posted by on 28 October 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Award honors outstanding research results in the area of lithium-oxygen batteries Award ceremony in Tokyo, Japan Annual award with total prize money of €100,000, with the first rank worth €50,000 The international “Science Award Electrochemistry” from BASF and Volkswagen goes this year to Dr. Bryan McCloskey, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, […] More…

Müller Details Top Priorities and Next Steps for Volkswagen Group

posted by on 28 October 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Support for customers top priority Volkswagen looks beyond current crisis New strategy to be unveiled in 2016 Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, has announced the five key steps to realign the Group. “We have to look beyond the current situation and create the conditions for Volkswagen’s successful further development”, […] More…

Volkswagen Group Generates Operating Profit of EUR 10.2 billion (EUR 9.4 billion) by the End of September before Special Items

posted by on 28 October 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Sharp year-on-year rise in sales revenue to EUR 160.3 billion (EUR 147.7 billion) Negative special items relating to diesel issue of EUR 6.7 billion and in trucks business of EUR 0.2 billion Operating profit after special items at EUR 3.3 billion (EUR 9.4 billion) Full-year earnings forecast adjusted Equity-accounted profit of the Chinese joint ventures […] More…

Dr. Thomas Sedran Appointed Head of Group Strategy at Volkswagen Group

posted by on 26 October 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Dr. Thomas Sedran (51) has been appointed Head of Group Strategy at the Volkswagen Group. He takes up this post with effect from November 1 and will report to the CEO, Matthias Müller. Thomas Sedran was born on October 13, 1964. Sedran holds a Master’s degree in business administration from the University of Hohenheim and […] More…

Volkswagen Scale Model New Release Roundup

posted by on 23 October 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Whether it is a garage full of the real thing, or a cabinet full of miniatures, most car enthusiasts love to assemble a collection of their favorite automobiles. To that end, here is a list of the latest releases of Volkswagen model cars from various scale model and toy manufacturers. 1:10 Scale Volkswagen Amarok R/C by Tamiya […] More…

TDI: Volkswagen EA288 Engines Designed for EU5 and EU6 Not Affected

posted by on 22 October 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Thorough appraisal of the Diesel emissions issue Volkswagen confirms today that no software constituting an improper defeat device as defined in law is installed in vehicles with EA 288 EU5 as well as EU6-engines in the European Union. Consequently, new vehicles of the Volkswagen Group offered within the European Union with those engines comply with […] More…